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CSPAN
Dec 27, 2009 1:00am EST
guys who did not come back. after writing it to books about world war ii and the pacific i worried about those who did not come back and i wondered why they were out there in the first place. . . where did this japanese expansionism start? where did franklin delano roosevelt's problem in the pacific began? when did it began, and what was the united states policy at that point? wet where we saying that we recognized this historical movement, and if so, what was the american, what was america's opinion? and i looked back and found in the summer of 1905, president theodore roosevelt dispatched the largest delegation to age of in u.s. history. a shipload of congressman, senators and administration officials steamed from san francisco out to hawaii, japan, philippines, china, korea and back to san francisco. 100 years later to the month, i followed in the wake of this imperial cruise and i was shocked by what i found. i found many surprises that are detailed in almost every page of the book, but the central thing i found that surprised me was this hidden history that in the summer of 19
PBS
Dec 28, 2009 5:30pm EST
terminal on the pacific ocean that will serve as the key gateway russian energy exports to asian markets. crude oil will eventually be pumped from a huge oil fields in siberia. that means some of russia's oil will be diverted away from europe. we have this report. >> prime minister putin described it as ad rates new year's president for russia. this is the into one of the biggest projects in modern russia. this will export oil from fields in siberia, one of the last untapped oil provinces. the process will now be speeded up. the pipe will be -- a $22 billion oil pipeline will stretch from siberia to china and the pacific. that will allow russians to redirect will trade from europe to the east. last month, the russian oil pipeline monopoly completed the first stretch of the pipeline. from there, boy was taken from rail to the pacific coast. -- oil is taken by rail to the pacific coast. the next section of the pipeline will be completed in 2011. russia helped the pipeline as a step toward diversification. others say it could be used as a political weapon. bbc news. >> more than 125 beached
CBS
Dec 18, 2009 12:00pm EST
through. >>> amazing pictures from deep in the pacific ocean. look at this, the eruption of a deep sea volcano. molten lava exploding under the pacific. a robot witnessed it near samoa. >>> still ahead, looking live, stay tuned, marty will be back with your weather forecast. but first, here's the midday stocks. we'll be right back. >>> there's a couple that are black, a couple that are blond. the fact of the matter is, they all need a home. 8 weeks old. lab retriever mix and if we can help them out, it would be a beautiful thing. the yellow bandanna compliments of mr. base. who believes that together we can make a difference for all animals. you have a good life, okay? >>> let's jump into the weather here. what i want to do is show first- warning doppler. seriously, i don't think we're overexaggerating this. this is going to be a good punch from mother nature. this is a system that has drawn a lot of moisture up and now the low is tapping moisture from the south, the coast along the southeastern states. looking at the snowfall totals. we are saying 6-12", but i want you to lean mor
CBS
Dec 4, 2009 4:00pm EST
more fish, the officials poisoned a six- -mile stretch of the canal. >>> the great pacific garbage patch is out west of california. >> reporter: out in the pacific, tons of garbage are trapped in the ocean. tangled masses of debris filled with plastic bottles and other trash. the trash, much of it degraded to confetti is swirling into the size of texas. a team of researchers recently returned from the great garbage patch. they found all kinds of debris. >> most of it is washing off of the land. here in southern california, every time it rains, the trash that is accumulated in the canyons comes out in the ocean. >> reporter: because of currents and winds, garbage from america and asia is sucked into the clockwise swirl that takes up most of the north pacific. researchers were as -- amazed by what they found in the pacific. billions, if not trillions of bits of plastic in the water and in the stomachs of birds and creatures like the fish which mistake plastic for plankton and contaminate the food chain. >> it is terrible when you think of the sea creatures and life forms that are jeo
CBS
Dec 8, 2009 4:30am EST
asking people to stay home as a potent pacific storm makes its way east. in reno, nevada, schools and government offices were closed monday. the national weather service predicts the sierra mountains could get up to three feet of snow. in southern california, it's not snow, but rain. it fell filling up water ways and rivers. rescue crews tried to air lift a person who got stuck on an island in the medal of a river. the rain has also soaked fire ravaged mountain sides, creating the perfect condition for massive mudslides. >> i am on a telephone sir where i will get calls from neighborhood people that will al lert letter me to go and i am packed and ready. >> reporter: two more storms are churning away in the pacific creating conditions hawaii has not seen since 1969. surfers and spectators crowded the north and west beaches before dawn. >> there are more people here than i have ever seen. >> reporter: watching for waves to reach heights of 30 to 50 feet. these could be winter storms for the record books. teri okita, cbs news, los angeles. >>> just ahead on the "morning news," promising
ABC
Dec 13, 2009 10:30am EST
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ABC
Dec 20, 2009 10:30am EST
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ABC
Dec 27, 2009 10:00am EST
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NBC
Dec 15, 2009 9:00am EST
weather, see what's happening. we've got a big storm system coming on the pacific northwest, gulf coast looking at a lot of wet weather as well. we've got clouds in the northeast, so a real messy day coming into the pacific northwest, especially with rainfall amounts anywhere from two to five inches of rain, one to two-foot snows in the >> there is a little bit of patchy fog out there and about a 40% chance of running into a rain shower. other than, it is not going to be >> that's your latest weather. natalie? >> al, thank you. >>> now to the search for a missing mother in utah. 28-year-old susan powell mysteriously vanished more than a week ago. we'll talk to susan's father in just a moment, but first, the very latest now on the investigation from nbc's miguel almaguer. >> reporter: the search continues but still no sign of susan powell. it's been over a week since the 28-year-old mother of two was last seen, missing from her home outside of salt lake city, leaving behind her purse and cell phone. police call the disappearance suspicious. family and friends say something must be terrib
CNN
Dec 21, 2009 9:00am EST
experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. >>> that huge snowstorm that hit the northeast is stranding thousands of travelers during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. many of them desperate to get home for christmas and now are getting increasingly anxious to say the least. nicole collins is at reagan national airport in washington which was buried under 18 inches of snow. it was unbelievable is what i was hearing coming out of d.c. looks empty behind you. >> reporter: yeah, the cones were put there because people have been waiting in that line up to two hours at times. i have never seen the cones being brought out. many of the ones in the line are the lucky ones so to speak. they had their flight scheduled today and they were able to go home and go to a hotel room, but there were a bunch of people sleeping on the ground or on benches and airport officials handed out 400 of these blankets, and 600 were distr
CNN
Dec 24, 2009 11:00am EST
pacific life can help... retirement, the now network. using 401k savings, life insurance, and annuities to provide a dependable income for the rest of your life. with more than 140 years of experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. with new gold bond pain relieving foot cream. penetrates deep to sooth and relieve pain fast. gold bond. serious relief for sore feet. >>> man, santa is going to have a hard time because i'm singing the grinch song. santa is giving me a hard time. >>> senate democrats today approved their landmark health reform bill. the 60-39 vote came after months of negotiation and weeks of partisan debate. the senate bill must now be merged but the bill puts the president obama one step closer to his top domestic priority. >>> are we getting everything we were promised in this legislation? dr. sanjay gupta compares what president obama said would happen with health care reform with what could become real
CNN
Dec 16, 2009 9:00am EST
by many years? what will happen if you outlive your savings? pacific life knows that tomorrow's questions require planning today. pacific life has the financial solutions and strength to help you and your financial professional develop a plan. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. >>> stocks fell yesterday with the dow snapping a four session winning streak. but the buying is likely to pick back up again this morning following a series of encouraging economic reports. we always like the sound of that. susan, what's the scoop? >> we're expecting a higher open as applause sounds waiting for the opening bell. new home construction rebounded by nearly 9% last month. all areas of the country are showing strength and building permits, a sign of future building, surged by a greater than expected 6%. a separate report on consumer prices shows inflation remains in check last month. and i should give the federal reserve the room it needs to keep interest rates at historic lows near zero. the central bank will issue its final policy statement of 2009 about 2:15 eastern time. ben be
WETA
Dec 28, 2009 6:00pm EST
eventually be served by a $22 biion oil pipeline strchingcrs east siberia to china and the pacific. it will allow russ redirect a larg part of its oil tde om europe tthe eas last month, the russianoil pipeline monopol compled the first stretch of the pipeline. from there, oil is currently taken by route tohe pacific coast. in 22, the second section of pipeline should be completed. it could carry up to 1.6 miion barrels of oil r day, about e-third of their current export, directly to that area epared russia --o that area. russia says it is their effort tords prosperity. others say it could be [unintelgible] >>thers were hoped to go ba to sea by volunteers and nservation workers. more than00 died after ty were stranded in the nature reserve. >> you are watching bbc world news. thheadlines this hour, and cutting in and saysit was behind thattacks on a u.s. airliner. -- al qae in him d says it was bind attacks on a u.s. rliner. the presidentlso added h voice to russia, germany and the u.k. inondemning iran's ackdown on antiovernment protesrs. israel has announc plans to build 700 new homes
ABC
Dec 15, 2009 11:35pm EST
beyond the pacific northwest, into international folk lore, with his own facebook fan club to boot. but police say this young man is responsible for a string of brazen crimes befitting a dangerous outlaw. and now that he's turned 18, the stakes are even higher. yet, he's still on the run, as neal karlinsky now reports. >> reporter: we were warned that what we're doing right here could be dangerous, but when you're on the trail of an infamous teenage bandit, there's just no avoiding it. mom's house is at the top of the list. hello? >> what do you gentlemen want? >> reporter: we just came to talk to pam. >> beg your pardon? >> reporter: i want to talk to pan. >> what do you want? >> reporter: we're with abc news just want to talk to her about colton. we don't know the angry man with a stick, but police told us not to take him lightly. pam is a mother to a teenage fugitive on the loose, the likes of which has never been seen before. >> police are still looking for harris moore. >> investigators say the teenage has been on a burglary spree. >> they can't catch him. >> reporter: colton
WETA
Dec 19, 2009 12:00am EST
dad was and the pacific war. why didn't he fitand condo or argentina? why were we in asia the last century? i stumbled upon this crews a found to my satfaction the answs. tavis: is there a particular thin that really surprised you, something that you thought, i cann believe this? >> that is just about every other page. honest to god, if pele read this and they are ocked and surprised, join the club. i cannot believe it. i was out tre in china on t imperial crue, i stumbled upon the source of frank and delano rooselt -- franklin delano roosevelt money. he got it fro a plant from the opiuking of china. he was a drug dealer. i h no ide. the cabinet house, that is opium money. he was aillegal opium seller th grandpa delano. th big souce was there waso mu hidden hisry to findhen i went othis cruise. tavis: the onehing that many ericans have been remind of, have learned of late, givenhe immediate exposure by preside obama not getting the bel peace prize, there are couple of prior presidentwho have got that while in office, ddy roosevelt onof them. compare, contrast roosevelt winning the
WHUT
Dec 28, 2009 6:30pm EST
stretching across east siberia to china and the pacific. it will allow russia to redirect a large part of its oil trade from europe to the east. last month, the russian oil pipeline monopoly completed the first stretch of the pipeline. from there, oil is currently taken by route to the pacific coast. in 2012, the second section of pipeline should be completed. it could carry up to 1.6 million barrels of oil per day, about one-third of their current export, directly to that area prepared russia -- to that area. russia says it is their effort towards prosperity. others say it could be [unintelligible] >> others were hoped to go back to sea by volunteers and conservation workers. more than 100 died after they were stranded in the nature reserve. >> you are watching bbc world news. the headlines this hour, and cutting in and says it was behind the attacks on a u.s. airliner. -- al qaeda in him and says it was behind attacks on a u.s. airliner. the president also added his voice to russia, germany and the u.k. in condemning iran's crackdown on anti-government protesters. israel has ann
CNN
Dec 22, 2009 9:00am EST
? what will happen if you outlive your savings? pacific life knows that tomorrow's questions require planning today. pacific life has the financial solutions and strength to help you and your financial professional develop a plan. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. >>> well, a high-speed rail line linking england, france and belgium is up and running again after a three-day suspension. eurostar service resumed today. several trains broke down in the tunnel stranding tens of thousands of holiday travelers. morgan neill joins us live and i bet those travelers are so happy to be off those trains. >> reporter: it's amazing, it really is, the difference between what you're seeing behind me here now and what we saw when we first got here this morning, incredible. this station was packed as it has been since saturday really when those first trains broke down in the tunnel and then the rest of those trips were suspended. this station was filled with people hoping to get home to see their families, to see their friends for the holidays, suddenly worried they wouldn't be able to. to
CNN
Dec 6, 2009 6:00am EST
the pacific. headed straight to california and the mountain west. i'll have more on that coming up. >> all right. thank you, bonnie. >>> we're used to supermodels not wearing a whole lot. they wear very little. >> okay. >> you don't know where i'm going, huh? >> oh, that's where you're going. >> we're not used to seeing them wear crosses. that one there. she is wearing a cross. a perfectly placed cross. >> strategically. >> the feedback coming in, and a lot of folks not too happy about it. >>> hello, everybody. welcome back. let's get you some weather. we'll look out your window. some places very severe. >> the first snowfall for many locations. in philadelphia, for example, the snow is falling. couple inches on the ground. not too much. and the storm system exiting the philadelphia area, working its way across new england. rain and snow there. take a look at pictures what it looked like on the ground there. big, white fluffy flakes, not sticking too much to the roadways. but it did accumulate on grassy areas. another place that got the first snowfall of the season, i want to show
CNN
Dec 20, 2009 6:00pm EST
. pacific life can help... dretirement, .. using 401k savings, life insurance, and annuities to provide a dependable income for the rest of your life. with more than 140 years of experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. >>> that nor'easter is still wreaking havoc for folks trying to get from point "a" to point "b" talking about air travel. kate baldwin is at reagan national airport where some folks are still remaining optimistic that they just might get there in time for christmas. >> reporter: they're trying. they're trying to have that holiday spirit, i guess you could say, fredricka. airports across the northeast are really digging out today and here at ronald reagan that's exactly the same story. people trying to get out as today at 12:30 this afternoon after being shut down overnight a first flight, alaska airlines was able to take off and flights are taking off, i just heard one actually taking off as we speak.
ABC
Dec 6, 2009 10:30am EST
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CNN
Dec 23, 2009 11:00am EST
savings? pacific life knows that tomorrow's questions require planning today. pacific life has the financial solutions and strength to help you and your financial professional develop a plan. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. pediatricians trust children's tylenol. to help their fevers, aches and pains feel better. get gold bond pain relieving foot cream. maximum strength medicine stops pain fast. gold bond pain relieving foot cream. finally, fast relief for painful feet. >>> let's get you caught up on our top stories now. u.s. investigators are headed to jamaica to find out why this american airlines 737 skidded off the runway after landing yesterday. dozens were injured when the plane crashed through a fence and ended up on the beach front. >>> the parents at the center of the balloon boy hoax are in court this hour for a sentencing hearing. they could face two to three months in jail and more than $40,000 in restitution. they pled guilty last month to planning the stunt for a reality tv show. >>> senator john kerry's wife is being treated for breast cancer. 71-year-o
CNN
Dec 20, 2009 8:00pm EST
in the south pacific. >> we have been trying to get here for a few days now. it actually took five flights from leaving from southern china. they say that the water is actually going to cover this entire island within a few years. what's going to happen to you? i have asthma. and when my symptoms-the coughing, wheezing, tightness in my chest came back- i knew i had to see my doctor. he told me i had choices in controller medicines. we chose symbicort. symbicort starts to improve my lung function within 15 minutes. that's important to me because i know the two medicines in symbicort are beginning to treat my symptoms and helping me take control of my asthma. and that makes symbicort a good choice for me. symbicort will not replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. and should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort contains formoterol. medicines like formoterol may increase the chance of asthma-related death. so, it is not for people whose asthma is well controlled on other asthma medicines. see your doctor if your asthma does not improve or gets worse. i know symbicort won
FOX News
Dec 17, 2009 3:00pm EST
right into the pacific ocean. officials ordered residents out immediately. large chunks of the cliff started plunging into the ocean. it is a 50-foot bluff. the evacuation order is part -- is because of that cliff. there were storms this morning. when it started to dry, it crumbled away. initial evacuation deadline of 5:00 p.m. was rolled up. "we live here because we love the ocean. nothing lasts forever." it appears this might not. a volcano erupting thousands of feet under water in the south pacific ocean. there's a camera here to catch it. look at this. imagine the images. we are told this is the deepest underwater volcano ever photographed. it is located halfway between hawaii and new zealand. jonathan hunt has the story on this. >> this is really cool. scientists are watching this volcano. a group of u.s. scientists took a high definition camera, a submersible named jason, and set out. what they found is amazing to watch. those bursting laudable goals have microbes and tiny shrimp -- bursting lava bubbles have microbes and tiny shrimp. this is the first observation and images of
ABC
Dec 14, 2009 9:00am EST
, pacific crest trail and the continental divide trail it is equal to something shy of 8,000 miles. that's three times coast-to- coast across the united states i walked. it is mind boggling that a person can do that. i've done it. >> amazing. i want to get to everything in term of your adventures and how you got started with this. you got started later and forced into retirement. we read something about a wild adventure. we want to put up a quote for the viewers at home. an entry you wrote in wyoming, heading down the backside of the decent is almost as suicidal as climbing up the mountain. this mountain is begging me to make a mistake but i live to see another day were you ever scared? >> yes, very much so. there were several occurrences on the trail. i crossed 150 rivers and got swept off my feet under water and i destroyed four digital cameras because of being underwater. yes, the task of climbing that mountain and then having reached the summit all of a sudden i look down and here is this rock face -- it is slippery. your feet just want to slide out from under you. i said to my
ABC
Dec 6, 2009 10:00am EST
income for the rest of your life. with more than 140 years of experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. i'm michael powell. and i'm harold ford, and we're with broadband for america. our country is preparing a national broadband plan to bring high speed internet to every corner of america. because even in these tough times, broadband provides new businesses the latest tools to compete and grow. and at home and in the classroom broadband gives every student the opportunity to succeed. our future's at stake. government and the private sector need to work
NBC
Dec 27, 2009 11:30pm EST
football." "football night in america" gets things started at 7:00 eastern, and 4:00 pacific. bengals/jets. >>> meanwhile, dallas wins tonight 17-0. the final score. on to the playoffs they go. on to new york we go. happy new year, everybody. we'll talk to you next week. our enti nbc sports crew, tonight from feddics field in maryland. captions by vitac www.vitac.com >> three homicides in seven hours. i am melissa carlson. we will have that story coming up. >> >> waiting for the nex >> good evening. i am deborah weiner. the big story tonight, four weekend shootings leaves three people dead and drives the city's homicide rate higher. this as authorities prepare to release year-end counts. the victims include a father and a prominent pikesville business man. >> the first of the three homicides happened with a businessman from pikesville as you mentioned. his body was found inside the office of his building. now they are calling his death a mystery. >> police tape marks offer the area where he died. it all happened in the victim's story. they were called to this location in the 6900 bloc
PBS
Dec 8, 2009 5:30pm EST
through the pacific. you can see from the pictures the waves have attracted thousands of surfers and tourists. they are anticipating waves as high a 50 feet. just a reminder of our main news, at least 127 people are killed and more than 400 injured by car bombs that happened almost simultaneously and they are blaming al-qaeda and they feel they are trying to scare voters away from the elections due early next year. >> funding was made possible by freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont and honolulu. the newman's own foundation and john d. & catherine t. macarthur foundation and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies, what can we do for you? >> i'm julia stiles. >> i'm kevin bacon. >> i'm kim cattrall. i am ken burns. >> i am lili taylor. >> i am henry louse7├žkhv9uis ga public broadcasting is my source for news about the world. for intelligent conversations. >> i am kerry washington and public broadcasting is my source for intelligent connections to my community. >> "bbc world news" was
NBC
Dec 30, 2009 7:00am EST
coastal states, rain through the southeast, heavy rain in the pacific northwest with ice and snow in interior sections, showers in east texas, and it's going to be frigid in the plains. for the new year's eve ball drop, cloudy and cold, temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30s with breezy north-northeasterly winds 7 to 12 miles per hour. and then on new year's day things looking little bit better. we're expecting to see some sunshi >> the weather should be pretty quiet on this wednesday. the clouds will thicken up as we head into the afternoon but we don't expect any precipitation. don't expect any precipitation. high temperatures >> that's your latest weather. and for weather any time of the day or night, you can go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. erin? >> all right, thanks so much, mr. roker. >>> and still to come, saving money on costly car repairs. an automotive expert shares the things you can actually do yourself. >>> but up next, the christmas miracle. a mother and her baby revived after both nearly died in labor. it's an incredible story. you can decorate w
CBS
Dec 11, 2009 6:30pm EST
. >> reporter: it all started here in samoa, an island nation in the south pacific, when more than 80 children were adopted by american parents through the adoption agency "focus on children." what were you told about this little girl's background. >> that her parents could not put food on the table to feed her and they wanted her to be able to have a meal and be able to have a better life. >> reporter: was she technically an orphan. >> that's what we were told. >> reporter: the cost seemed reasonable, about $13,000. so mike and kari nyberg agreed to adopt the three-year-old little girl who they named elleia. they were told she had been living in f.o.c.'s orphanage for months. it wasn't until they brought her home to utah and she began to set until and learn english... >> say hi, daddy. >> hi, daddy. >> reporter: ...that they began to suspect something w
NBC
Dec 20, 2009 11:30pm EST
pacific. until we talk to you next sunday, have a very merry christmas, al michaels, cris collinsworth, andrea kremer, our entire nbc sports crew, saying collinsworth, andrea kremer, our entire nbc sports crew, saying good night from charlotte. captions by vitac www.vitac.com >> a cold insta-weather plus forecast is coming up. >> and with those temperatures falling, the latest [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> the big, big owl. much of the states still under mounds of snow -- the big, big out. good evening, everyone. everywhere you look, snow. a monster storm hammered the. , and now, crews are trying to get all cleared up -- a monster storm hammered the area. john collins has a look at exactly what we were dealt. >> as far as wintertime in the snow is concerned, the baltimore gets 18 to 19 inches of snow on average, and we have a shot past that already, and this is only the first storm. it seemed like it would never end. the sun came out this morning, and we were fine, as far as get
CNN
Dec 21, 2009 11:00am EST
-in rebates. the best gifts come from best buy. pacific life can help... retirement, and no annoying mail-in rebates. using 401k savings, life insurance, and annuities to provide a dependable income for the rest of your life. with more than 140 years of experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. last month, this woman wasn't even able to get around inside of her own home. they chose mobility. and they chose the scooter store! if you or a loved one live with limited mobility call the scooter store! no other company will work harder to make you mobile or do more to guarantee your complete satisfaction. if we pre-qualify you for a new power chair or scooter and your claim isn't approved, the scooter store will give you your power chair or scooter free. that's our guarantee. they were so helpful and nice. they filed all the paperwork, and medicare and my insurance covered the cost. we can work directly with medicare o
CNBC
Dec 17, 2009 4:00am EST
pacific skyrocketing by nearly 13%. amp not doing badly, either, at 4%. >>> aig will reportedly file a per expectus of its life insurance unit before christmas. the hong kong listing of aia is expected to raise $10 billion to odds 20 billion u.s. dollars. and turning to other ipo news, over in china, the securities regulator has given china first heavy industries the nod for a shanghai listing worth rdz 1.2 billion. the machinerymaker plans to use the monies to boost its working capital. cfai will issue up to $1.2 billion ai shares and that's equivalent to up to 30% of its expanded capital. >> retailers are working extra hard to get you to spend more. check out our nation's log on cnbc.com to find out what tricks retailers have up their sleeves. ross, some interesting tricks there. >> they get you in the shot shop, didn't they? that is a start. >>> was it all just a waste of energy? the copenhagen climate summit is in its last two days. we'll leave you with a quick look at oil. you'll get flow of money into that. . the two-year note, we had the widest spread on record opposed to the fe
CNN
Dec 17, 2009 9:00am EST
. pacific life can help... retirement, using 401k savings, life insurance, and annuities to provide a dependable income for the rest of your life. with more than 140 years of experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. >>> time to check some of the top store yaeds we are following this morning. there were hopes a nuclear arms deal between united states and russia could be finalized in time for the climate summit in copenhagen, but now it looks like that won't happen. russia's foreign minister blames the u.s. delegation for slowing the negotiations. >>> and south carolina governor, mark sanford, escaped another impeachment vote. the committee voted against impeachment but did improve a resolution senturing sanford. they criticized him for bringing ridicule on the state by having an affair. >>> and roy disney dies. he battled stomach cancer for the past year. besides working in the family business for 56 years, roy di
CNN
Nov 30, 2009 9:00pm EST
cover everything. >> larry: tomorrow we'll be on 9:00 pacific, midnight eastern following the obama address on afghanistan. judge jeannine pirro had harsh words for the salahis and the secret service. you can read her blog at cnn.com/larryking. if you agree or don't agree, we want to hear about it and i can't even pronounce my own name. tareq salahi has been in a feud with the family about a business in virginia. >> i was just as surprised as everybody else was. this is something that i don't think has ever been done before. i can't say i'm proud that he's done this. i was just as surprised as the rest of the nation was. i was shocked by it. but i don't definitely put it past him and his wife to do something like this. i think an investigation is going to be done by both the white house and secret service. that's my understanding. so i think they should definitely be treated like anybody else. celebrity status or not. >> larry: casey, every dinner, every seat at the white house is accounted for at a state dinner. do you know if they were able to sit down and dine? >> my understandin
CNN
Dec 20, 2009 12:00am EST
to tarawa." leon cooper, the world war ii veteran, survivor, present, of the pacific theater and steven c. barber, the producer and director of this documentary. how did you come about to do this? >> i was on a mountain bike ride 13 years ago and i ran into eddie albert. long story short, he invited me in, we got to be good friends. during the interview process he showed me this medal he had won. he was in the battle of tarawa. told me all about it, told me we lost 3,000, 4,000 men. fast-forward ten years, i meet this gentleman. i asked him -- we were at the book fair at ucla. i said, did you know eddie albert? he said, absolutely. i remember seeing him, japanese bull etds were flying flgt he was dragging marines out of the bay. i said, leon, that's 65 years ago. how could you remember that? he said that's something you'll never forget. >> larry: ed, how did they get you involved? >> i'm not sure who asked me, but i met with steven and leon, and he told me his story and what he was doing and the documentary they were working on. i saw the film and i said, yeah, i'd be happy to he
CNN
Dec 23, 2009 9:00am EST
. seriously, you choose. go national. go like a pro. pacific life can help... retirement, seriously, you choose. using 401k savings, life insurance, and annuities to provide a dependable income for the rest of your life. with more than 140 years of experience, pacific life can help you achieve your vision of the future. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. watch the pacific life holiday bowl, wednesday, december 30th. 5pm pacific, 8pm eastern on espn. >>> on wall street this morning, the nasdaq and s&p 500 hit their highs of the year yesterday. then major indexes in germany and france followed suit. susan lisovicz is at the new york stock exchange with more on that. susan? >> good morning, fred. this is what they call a santa claus rally. we're expecting it to continue into the fourth straight day. investors are encouraged by a new report showing personal incomes rose by nearly .5% last month as more people went back to work. that's the fastest pace in six months. the gain in incomes helped to boost spending, too. meanwhile volvo could soon have a new owner. ford proposed to sel
CNBC
Dec 23, 2009 4:00am EST
electric automobile industries, among others. >> and we had a pretty tepid debut from china pacific insurance today. that is the one's third largest life insurer. take a look at the closing price, 28.30 as opposed to the closing price of 28. that's just about 1% higher from its debut price, the company, of course, raising $3 billion in its hong kong ipo making it the world's seventh largest this year. brokers say investors are probably holding out for general listings, but remain upbeat by the prospects of china's insurance sector. the head of china pacific shares the same sentiment. take a listen. >> translator: looking into the future, we'll concentrate on our main insurance business, strive for increases in our value and work hard to build a first class group with global business. >> that was g aoi guofu, chairman of china pacific. ross. >> we'll take a look at the war in iraq as we continue our decade in review series. >>> you're watching cnbc's "worldwide exchange." that's the silhouette we have here in london. the 10-year cash guild just hit a 10-year high. stocks in germany h
CBS
Dec 8, 2009 6:00am EST
preston lofton. i'm based in the pacific and work in japan. i want to say hello to my sister doris and my nephew in washington, d.c. merry christmas. happy holiday and have a happy new year. >>> welcome back. it is time for the hero central report. i'm here with kristin fisher. you have a viral video to show us. and i know about it. >> i know you do. i love this video and as you eluded to this is up your ail alley because it was created to raise awareness about breast cancer. it is called the pink glove dance and it has become huge over the last week on the web. 200 employees at the st. vincent medical center spent two days and used hundreds of pink surgical gloves to make this video in support of breast cancer awareness. the idea came from the company that manufactures the pink glove media industries they promised to donate a portion of sales to pay for mammograms for women who can't afford them. and i love it. >> they are so coordinated. i wonder how long they took to do it. >> it took two days to do it. >> it is working for all areas of the hospital. >> this is so huge on-line and y
CNN
Dec 13, 2009 6:00pm EST
a got possibility here for your monday and tuesday. flood watches have been posted as the pacific system continues to be on the move. then we have a new system moving into the pacific northwest. this is a great concern for the efforts still trying to take place in the mt. hood area where three hikers have been missing. one person unfortunately was found killed. winter storm watches have been posted. 12 to 18 inches of snow can be expected here. that is starting tomorrow afternoon and continuing into the day on your tuesday. if you've been trying to travel this weekend, it's been very challenging. not just because of those winter storms. we've had a lot of fog, especially across parts of the southeast and those gulf coast states. ground stop in atlanta, more than an hour for many cities across the northeast and san francisco has delays as well. the big picture for tomorrow, the heavy rain in the south. we'll see a wintry mix across the upper midwest. but this is light this time around. and we'll see that new storm in the pacific northwest while the southwest starts to dry out. so a
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2009 10:00pm EST
quoting sister sarah's father on why she bailed out of hawaii pacific university. there were too many asians and pacific islanders. quoting chuck heath, "they were a minority type thing and it wasn't glamorous, so she came home." >>> the mystery suicide at george bush's gitmo. three detainees dead on one night in 2006. ruling, they killed themselves by stuffing rags down their own throats, then tying their own hands together, then hanging themselves. >>> the latest far right conspiracy theory about the president. he addressed the nation last tuesday, says the mayor of a suburb of memphis, so obama could preempt a charlie brown christmas. >>> the crash of glenn beck. the movie version of his big hit christmas book sells 17 tickets in new york city. >>> and how many women are now on the list of tiger woods' trysts? nine? no one is sure, exactly. suffice it to say, he's well over par. >>> and three new motion news videos. >> woods was unconscious and snoring. >> also, if the computer-generated van is a rocking, don't come a knocking. we see where his squeaky clean reputation comes from.
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